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Fetal Echocardiogram and Detailed First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound: ICD-10 Indications
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and multiple national organizations have published the indications for fetal echocardiogram and for the detailed first trimester obstetric ultrasound. We present the corresponding International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes for those indications.
The ICD-10 indications to perform a fetal echocardiogram are summarized.
The ICD-10 indications to perform a Detailed First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound are summarized.
As the guidelines have stated, these indications are not all inclusive.
Received: 12 July 2021
Accepted: 03 October 2021
Article published online:
28 November 2021
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